Monthly Archives: July 2012

Book review: Casket of Souls

Casket of Souls by Lynn Flewelling, 2012.This is the sixth installment in Flewelling’s Nightrunner series, starring a pair of young men who are thieves and spies for the Queen of Skala. As the book opens, Alec and Seregil have returned from their adven… Continue reading

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Book review: Deadline

Deadline, by Mira GrantThis book is nominated for best novel in the 2012 Hugo Awards, and this will be the final post in my Hugo nominees series.Many people recommended this series to me, but I don’t like horror, and I especially don’t like zombies. Bu… Continue reading

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Book review: Leviathan Wakes

Leviathan Wakes, by James SA CoreyThis is a nominee for best novel in the 2012 Hugo Awards.The executive officer of an ice hauler ends up captain of the remainder of their crew after their ship is nuked by a stealth battleship. A detective ends up deep… Continue reading

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Book review: Of Blood and Honey

Of Blood and Honey by Stina LeichtLeicht is nominated for the Campbell award for best new writer.Liam, a young Catholic man in Northern Ireland, lands in a prison camp for being in the wrong place at the wrong time. He says he isn’t political, but a se… Continue reading

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Book review: Redemption in Indigo

Redemption in Indigo, by Karen Lord.This was in the Hugo packet, as Lord is up for a Campbell Award for best new writer. (The Campbell is not a Hugo, it’s just on the same ballot.)A young woman is married to a foolish glutton, and she returns home to e… Continue reading

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Book review: Glamour in Glass

Glamour in Glass, by Mary Robinette Kowal, 2012This is the sequel to Shades of Milk and Honey. It follows Jane and Vincent on their honeymoon.Vincent has an old friend who lives in the Flemish countryside. He and Jane want to consult him on a question … Continue reading

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